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      I am trying to be a good musician so please forgive me for being a bad correspondent at times.

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      Paradigm3/15/217 min
      Paradigm

      Reading this for some sanity as I’m embracing my first foray in a great crypto crash.

      However, I ultimately still believe in the technology as well as overarching industry. Volatility is a friend, not a demon. Hindsight is 20/20.

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      BillboardKatie Bain3/10/2213 min
      Billboard
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      Nir and Far1/17/226 min
      Nir and Far

      Another really excellent piece by Eyal.

      Understanding the dichotomy between distraction and traction (a word I never knew) is super helpful for framing productivity.

      Traction is any action that you do with intent.

      Today, I’m going to intentionally write my newsletter.

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      DAOs are the future of freelance work.

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      It’s fitting that NYC could become the “crypto capital” of the world given its history in finance.

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      Nir and Far3/7/224 min
      Nir and Far

      The more planned ones day is, the easier it is to do the unthinkable.

      Build structures for your day, to ensure you have enough time for spontaneous play.

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      Howard GrayHoward Gray7/4/184 min
      Howard Gray

      Education & The Art of DJING all in one article. This is a match made in heaven for me!

      Really neat perspective on how delivering lifelong education is very similar to performing an exquisite set as a DJ

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      It’s hard not to see the correlation between double entry bookkeeping & distributed ledger technology’s early adoption for artistry… keep your eyes peeled.

      As more & more artists hop into the crypto space, as there are more “bankers” than ever involved funding creative works. Whether by virtue of purchasing an NFT or buying a token.

      I actually just bought my first NFT & was surprised by how much I enjoyed the process.

      My advice with regards to crypto is don’t knock it until you try some of its applications.

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      Meatspace AlgorithmsJonathan Hillis6/30/2012 min
      Meatspace Algorithms
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      Perspective AgentsChris Perry2/22/229 min
      Perspective Agents
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      LANDR Blog10/19/206 min
      LANDR Blog

      Gotta be a student of music, if you are trying to make it as a musician!

      It may seem academic at first, but the basic characteristics of sound are relevant at every stage in the lifecycle of a song. It may seem academic at first, but the basic characteristics of sound are relevant at every stage in the lifecycle of a song.

      A whole new world of terms that I now will have to define, as well as study with more intent in the coming months. Hopefully, you'll be able to hear it in my new music :)

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      ia.net11 min
      ia.net

      The magic in music happens when you feel that you understand another person through music.

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      I still haven’t drank in 2022.

      Maybe this is the year I commit being completely sober?

      Time shall tell. This is an article for the sobriety curious

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      avc.com12/29/212 min
      avc.com

      Short and sweet.

      Understanding the dichotomy of web2 to Web3 is simple.

      Web 2: Data is held by a single company.

      Web3: Data is permissionless, meaning anyone anywhere at anytime can look deeper into what is happening on the blockchain.

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      Stacey on IoT | Internet of Things news and analysis10/20/213 min
      Stacey on IoT | Internet of Things news and analysis

      I do wish i could see its books though.

      A sincere breakdown of Helium & the promises of incentivizing decentralized computing power.

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      An artist as an early adopter? I am not surprised!

      Once Ethereum is developed I think we can even share computing power.

      I think that’s helium?

      https://staceyoniot.com/helium-built-a-network-and-now-it-has-customers/amp/

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      Continuing Ed — with Edward SnowdenEdward Snowden10/9/2113 min
      Continuing Ed — with Edward Snowden

      CBDCs sound like a nightmare. Happy to read some more of Snowdens writhing!

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      chaim.mirror.xyz9 min
      chaim.mirror.xyz

      Web3 provides a unique opportunity for the musicians to actually shape the route in which their music may take… as it relates to its internet travels, ownership, consumption & so on.

      This article is a great example of the current questions being asked.

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      chaim.mirror.xyz13 min
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      Artists actually have a choice.

      What an inspiring time to rethink the ways in which we redistribute our music especially as we post our creations to the internet.

      Rewarding our fans with scarcity, as well as treating music more like traditional art, will be great for everyone.

      I am definitely going to be exploring what I can do to release my first music NFT, as I continue putting in work on my debut album.

      Exciting times!

      I have a new song coming out on December 30th on all streaming platforms… and will definitely be thinking of how I can integrate NFTs into this process.

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      Zora3 min
      Zora

      RAC is one of the first movers within the music x crypto scene.., leaving a lot for early musicians like myself to consider.

      How to build something together with those that believe in us 🤔

      Tokens create an interesting way of rewarding those who have been supporters of us since Day 1.

      This is what has an increasing amount of musicians so stoked about the possibilities of web3! Myself included :)

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      Vitalik Buterin was clearly a genius early on. Interesting to get more of a historical account on the founding of Ethereum.

      Has me very curious on how much more nuanced his opinions would be on these same exact questions but instead answering them today. The crypto industry, clearly still has much to improve on, as well as learn from.

      However, the experimentation happening within the space has only proliferated over the years, making it more vital, to understand the original intentions… as we seemingly scaffold our understanding with more acronyms, and other crypto-speak.

      At the end of the day if we cannot explain cryptocurrencies to our nana, how will we ever explain it to folks once crypto/software really does eat the world… ?

      Thanks for the late night read

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      pcgamerAndy Chalk10/28/212 min
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      Good explainer piece on what the heck Meta (Facebook) actually is.

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      Fun article detailing some of the basics as it relates to ways in which cryptocurrencies can be applied to what is a messy music industry.

      Artists deserve more freedom in dictating the terms in which they get paid rather than letting the eroding mechanisms of the music industry maintain control.

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      Valley Girl NewsletterApoorva Govind9/28/209 min
      Valley Girl Newsletter

      You can’t fix what you can’t measure.

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      Samo BurjaSamo Burja12/21/208 min
      Samo Burja

      Very interesting to come across this idea of Intellectual Legitimacy… especially considering that I wrote about “Crafted Legitimacy” this week in my newsletter. Here’s the definition for intellectual legitimacy.

      An idea has intellectual legitimacy insofar as it is recognized by society as respectable and reasonable.

      Whereas in my newsletter I defined “Crafted Legitimacy” as…

      Crafted Legitimacy is building up credibility by putting in the work and striving to make the uncomfortable comfortable.

      It leaves me curious as to what is the interplay between these two types of legitimacy. Is it that one has to craft their legitimacy on their own to than gain the “intellectual legitimacy”?

      Is there an adequate way of measuring the intellectual legitimacy of an idea or person as the internet presently stands?

      Tons of interesting questions from this piece. Here’s a link to my writing from this week :)

      https://freelancelearning.substack.com/p/craftedlegitimacy

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      Crazy stuff. Happy to see Louis was brave enough to tell his story… leaves one curious about how many other developers are out there with similar stories.

      Also small world: as Louis was someone I met over the Center for Humane Tech forums. Same thing with Bill! I love this corner of the internet, as it is legitimately people looking to transform the ways in which we engage with technology… looking to enhance our lives rather than make our lives worse/more addictive.

      Keep fighting the good fight Louis!

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      Love it or hate it… the meme economy is here to stay 😲

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      Uncharted TerritoriesTomas Pueyo7/29/218 min
      Uncharted Territories

      I think you had it backwards, Mr. Drucker. The best way to create the future is to predict it. You predict it by finding it in the present and you create it by distributing it.

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      Uncharted TerritoriesTomas Pueyo9/28/2124 min
      Uncharted Territories

      "The future is already in the brain of the 200 million cryptocurrency holders, who can be better understood as a country, as an alternative community to united states."

      The rise of micro-economies enabled by crypto is bound to create a world of opportunity :)

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      DecryptBen Munster9/10/218 min
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      Never been easier to “rage quit” a job and cash out your equity immediately thanks to DAOs 👀

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      Uncharted TerritoriesTomas Pueyo8/29/2119 min
      Uncharted Territories

      What will the internet equivalent of Martin Luther’s “95 theses” include.. this is the core of this provocative, yet historical article.

      I find these ideas intriguing as clearly something very important is happening due to the expansion of decentralizing tech like the internet & blockchain tech. Will this renaissance transform the ways in which we organize as a society?

      Will definitely read further into this authors writing!

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      DecryptDaniel Roberts9/26/213 min
      Decrypt

      This is a very resonant article, as I strive to become a full-time employee of 2-3 DAOs in the coming months.

      Being paid in tokens (equity) for the communities in which I am involved with seems like a natural next step for the internet. And not to mention the chaotic nature of being involved in multiple Discord Servers, seeing where additional help is needed, to earn more tokens.

      There are surely some ups as well as downs. But I remain a DAO optimist, and really believe getting involved with a DAO is the cutting-edge of digital organizations. Incentivizing early adopters is a great thing, especially for any newly formed communities, as it acts as a fire starter for community traction/desire to get more involved.

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      Seth's BlogSeth Godin9/8/213 min
      Seth's Blog

      Simple & elegant reasoning for why we need to reform education.

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      The Kinder Institute for Urban ResearchAndy Olin5 min
      The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

      Renew your library cards. Get your first library card, and take advantage of the wonderful, magical resource that is the local library.

      "If there was no such thing as a library, and someone proposed it today, there's a 99% chance they and their "radical and crazy idea" would be laughed out of the room."

      Not everyone in the world is as fortunate as we are in the United States having access to some of the most wonderful libraries in the world.

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      @visakanv's blogVisakan Veerasamy2/21/2115 min
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      Library lovers - this post will have you feeling quite nostalgic, as well as motivated to pop back into your local library.

      "I would read books late into the night with my own little desk lamp, and when I woke up, I would pick up where I left off, and keep going until the world interrupted me in some way."

      The magic of being half-awake reading that same paragraph over-and-over, only to realize that you were actually asleep the past half hour.... and yet, jump back in right where you left off. There is that special something that occurs when our imaginations are running around thanks in due part to an authors lucidity with their words, and fictional worlds as we pass between sleep, and being awake.

      "What magical, intoxicating, mind-altering things books are - little packages of paper full of ordered squiggles, messages from one mind to another, sometimes across vast distances of time and space."

      I often feel the nights in which I read before bed, are the nights in which I cannot tell which one is the dream. The reality in which I woke up in the next morning, or the fabricated dream world influenced by the last words I read.

      Cheers to the love of libraries!

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      The New York Times CompanyKEVIN ROOSE5/14/218 min
      The New York Times Company

      Really interesting article. That HODL (hold on for dear life) mentality really strikes different, and yet with the way the present financial system is set up: and the lack of upward mobility with a $60K job & increasing price for just about anything (transportation, housing, education) i wouldn’t be surprised if more & more young people adopt “meme” currencies.

      Sure - I don’t think investing in a meme currency is the most ideal, as it’s utility May be in question…

      However, it’ll be interesting to see if once $DOGE reaches a certain price threshold & it begins to receive more developer mindshare. To the point where something could actually be built out.

      Nevertheless, Crypto is still in its Wild West phase, so I’m eager to see what will happen in the next 1,5,10 years. Regardless, it needs to be something EVERYONE starts to clue into. (look at Ethereum for a very innovative utility from a blockchain perspective).

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      bartadamley.comAdam Bartley3 min
      bartadamley.com

      Reading this for inspiration for the newsletter I'll be writing later today...

      Bear in mind, I was a senior in college at the time. 0 books completed on my own in the past 7 years or so... one would think that being in college it would be the ideal time to delve deep into books. But that was not the case for me at the time.

      Crazy to reflect on how far we've come. I wish the internet promoted more self-reflection such as this.

      Read 20 minutes a day & your life will forever be changed.

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      zine.zora.coZora16 min
      zine.zora.co

      Insightful interview on a DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization) I am a part of.

      FWB for the win!